Oral literature of the Maasai
Naomi Kipury (1983)
This volume is an introduction to Maasai culture and oral literature.
The first part introduces some background information on the Maasai and their environment, and the dominant features of Maasai oral literature, type of narratives and their purposes, the second part provides examples (in Maasai with English translations and annotations/review questions) of riddles, proverbs, songs and poetry.
Suitable for learners of Maasai with some basic knowledge of the language
MAASAI RFICT 1 Open Access